Feb 10, 2019
When news broke that Angela Ahrendts was leaving Apple, things got hectic. There’d been almost no advanced word and so it caught almost everyone by surprise. And then it caught fire.
What followed was a fascinating — and somewhat grotesque — glimpse into our collective psyche as the internet stumbled all over itself to rush out its hottest of takes about Ahrendts leaving — many absurd, reflective, projective, and in general little to do with Ahrendts and a lot to do with our own damage and frustrations.
So, what’s really going on?